|Columbia University - Columbia Business School, MBA||2009|
|University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business, MBA|
|University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, JD||2000|
|Princeton University, BA||1996|
Ben Dahl joined Pelion Venture Partners in 2008.
Prior to Pelion, he co-founded and served as COO & General Counsel for Unspam Technologies, an anti-spam company providing innovative anti-spam research and government services. While at Unspam, Ben co-created Project Honey Pot, a distributed honey pot network designed to identify, track and correlate spammers, email address harvesters, comment spammers and the like.
Before Unspam, Ben worked with Echo Networks to create a digital music-licensing consortium of CD music retailers through recapitalization investments from Best Buy, Virgin, Tower Records, Wherehouse Entertainment, Hastings and Transworld Entertainment.
He practiced law at Cooley Godward LLP. Ben is a member of the advisory board of the College of Science at the University of Utah. Ben is a member of the state bar associations of California and Utah. Ben holds M.B.A.s from Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley, an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.